CFUW

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Canadian Federation of University Women
About this Member 

CFUW/FCFDU is a voluntary, non-profit, self-funded, non-partisan, non-governmental organization of close to 10,000 graduate women, students and Associate Members in 112 Clubs in Canada who advocate for equality for women and girls. CFUW seeks to improve access to education for women, for peace, justice, human rights and to support programs that improve the environment. CFUW has special consultative status with the United Nations. CFUW serves on the Sectoral Committee on Education of the Canadian Sub-Commission to UNESCO. CFUW is the largest affiliate of the 79 member International Federation of University Women (IFUW) see www.ifuw.org


National Activities - CFUW:

  • Informs the Government of Canada about CFUW/FCFDU policies
  • Acts in solidarity with other national non-Government women's equality-seeking and feminist organizations
  • Provides members with opportunities to network at local, regional, provincial, national and international meetings
  • Supports the A. Vibert Douglas International Fellowship
  • Manages the CFUW Fellowships and Awards program which is supported by the CFUW/FCFDU Charitable Trust

Local Activities
The local Clubs of CFUW/FCFDU provide:

  • Opportunities for friendship and support
  • Meetings on educational, political, social and cultural issues with an emphasis on equality for women and girls
  • Interest and study groups on a wide range of topics
  • The opportunity to develop, research and present resolutions for consideration at the CFUW/FCFDU Annual General Meeting
  • The opportunity to advocate locally about CFUW policies through contact with MPs, MNAs; MLAs; MPPs
  • Work in concert with other local equality-seeking organizations with shared objectives
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